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Margaret Bandele Olayinka was born on September 14, 1958, popularly known as Iya Gbonkan, is a Nigerian veteran actress, who is predominantly known for her scary facial expression.
|Real Name:||Margaret Bandele Olayinka|
|Date of Birth:||September 14, 1958|
|Age:||65 years (2023)|
Iya Gbonkan married Duru Ladipo, the late dramatist’s younger brother. They have two children together.
Iya Gbonkan Career
Iya Gbonkan has always loved acting, even as a young child. She has since the time started working towards her goals, and when she was an adult, she decided she wanted to work in the Yoruba film industry.
She began her career in the Yoruba film industry in the early 1970s after appearing in Pa Yemi Elebu’bon’s renowned “Ifa Olokun ” TV series.
Following that, she began her first training in the performing arts under the guidance of Duro Ladipo, with the majority of the performances taking place on stage.
Iya Gbonkan eventually realized as she advanced in the business that she has a natural talent for playing the part of a witch or a wicked mother in motion pictures. She portrays her witch roles so convincingly that her name is frequently linked to harmful witchcraft in the media.
In the spooky but “true-life” films “Koto Orun” and “Koto Aiye,” which were directed by the late Alhaji Ajileye, who passed away on October 11, 2006, she gained fame by portraying a witch. The film is well-known for its occult and demonic themes.
Iya Gbonkan Net Worth
Iya Gbonkan has an estimated net worth of $50,000. She is a popular Nigerian veteran actress.
Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
Who is Iya Gbonkan?
She is a popular Nigerian veteran actress.
What is Iya Gbonkan Real Name?
Iya Gbonkan’s real name is Margaret Bandele Olayinka.
Where is Iya Gbonkan from?
She is from Otu, Itesiwaju local government in Oyo state.
What is Iya Gbonkan net worth?
Iya Gbonkan has an estimated net worth of $50,000.